WRDS Best Paper Award Presented for Research on the Impact of Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions

WRDS Best Paper Award for Research on the Impact of Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions June 08, 2015 09:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announceRead More

OTC Data now available via WRDS

Free to all WRDS Academic users Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is pleased to announce the addition of OTC Markets Group data to its already robust data offerings. Access the most comprehensive, timely and accurate data available on the 10K securities that trade on the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC PinkRead More

WRDS sponsors the Outstanding Paper Award at Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in Finance (MARC), March 13

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government and non-profit clients in 33 countries, will be the lead sponsor for the Outstanding Paper Award and Exhibitor at the Mid-Atlantic Research Conference in Finance (MARC), taking place March 13Read More

WRDS Best Paper Award Highlights Analyst Influence on Corporate Policies

Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Southern Finance Association Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award. The award winners, Francois Degeorge, Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano;Read More

WRDS adds RepRisk data

ACCESS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE ON ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RISKS WRDS Academic Subscribers can access RepRisk data FREE for 1 year beginning on October 20, 2015 For more information, contact [email protected] WHY DOES ESG DATA MATTER? Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor, corruption, etc.— can translate intoRead More

WRDS Best Paper Awarded for Research on Financial Model Disagreement and Impact on Markets

Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Research. The 2014 Best Paper Award winners, Daniel Andrei (Assistant Professor ofRead More

WRDS and Markit at the FMA

Visit WRDS and Markit at the FMA Visit booth #3 — Register to win an iPad mini with trial of MARKIT data and FREE ONE-YEAR subscription to the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000Read More

Visit WRDS at the NFA in Ottawa, September 12-14

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the gold standard business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000 academic, government, and corporate users in 33 countries, is pleased to be an Exhibitor and Best Paper Award sponsor at the upcoming Northern Finance Association (NFA) Conference, September 12-14, Ottawa, Canada. Visit our boothRead More

The Wharton School and S&P Capital IQ Partner to Provide Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Credit Ratings via WRDS

Philadelphia, PA (BUSINESSWIRE) – Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, announces the addition of the Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Credit Ratings to its data offerings. WRDS, a part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, provides 30,000 users in 33 countriesRead More

WRDS Best Paper Awarded for Research on Historic Bank Failure and Implications for Current Bank Policy

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)   Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance. The 2014 Best Paper Award winners, Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor of theRead More

Learn Impact of Major Govt Reporting Changes at XBRL Intl Conference, June in Orlando FL

Register for XBRL International’s Better Data for Better Decisions, June 9-11, 2014 in Orlando Florida.  Save almost 60% off registration with special academic rates! This month’s passage of the DATA Act, sweeping legislation affecting all US government data reporting, means significant changes for technology, government and business.   Academics, regulators, accountants, technologists andRead More

WRDS Research Director to present paper at Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center Conference, April 25, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is pleased to announce that Research Director, Dr. Rabih Moussawi, will present his paper, “Do ETFs Increase Volatility?“, at the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Conference on April 25, 2014.   The discussant will be Dr. Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School,Read More

Register For the XBRL International Conference – Better Data for Better Decisions, June 9-11, 2014, Orlando FL

Attend the XBRL International Conference, June 9-11 in Orlando, FL for insights into structured data affecting government and finance.  Save almost 60% off registration with special academic rates! Academics, regulators, accountants, technologists and financial market stakeholders from around the world are coming to learn, share ideas and brainstorm at theRead More

The Impact of Sovereign Risk — New Research on Credit Default Swap Markets wins WRDS Best Paper Award

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Southern Finance Association (SFA) Best Paper Award for Empirical Research. Andy Naranjo, Bank of America Associate Professor; Jongsub Lee, Assistant Professor;Read More

Look for WRDS at the following conferences:

WRDS will be a sponsor at the WFA Conference and present the WFA 2013 Best Paper Award Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Incline Village, NV June 17-20, 2013 For more information visit: http://wpweb2.tepper.cmu.edu/wfa/details.asp  Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) New York, NY June 18-19, 2013 For more information visit:Read More

Free Trial of Markit Credit Default Swaps (CDS)

WRDS is pleased to announce that Markit Credit Default Swaps (CDS) data is now available on WRDS. Register for a free trial WRDS offers the broadest collection of data and most robust computing infrastructure available; and its partnership with Markit is part of WRDS’ ongoing expansion to further meet theRead More

Look for WRDS this spring at the following conferences:

WRDS is partnering with S&P Capital IQ to sponsor the MARC Conference Villanova University, Villanova Conference Center March 22, 2013 For more information visit: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/events/marc.html WRDS will be exhibiting at the AACSB International (ICAM 2013) conference and introducing Markit CDS data. WRDS will be partnering with S&P Capital IQ toRead More

A WAY WITH WRDS

Article Source: Wharton Magazine Wharton Research Data Services celebrates 20 years of innovation and eyes the future with expansion in mind. By Amanda D’Amico Two years before Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met, and four years before Lexis Nexis made its online debut, the Wharton School launched its ownRead More

Zacks data on WRDS: Introductory Pricing Deadline Extended through January 31, 2013

  Zacks data can be used to empirically analyze analysts’ forecasts and their revisions, price targets and recommendations (e.g., construct popular measures such as consensus forecast, earnings surprises, analyst track records.  SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICING through January 31, 2013:  $12,000 Pricing effective on February 1, 2013: $13,500 Coverage: U.S. and CanadaRead More

WRDS announces the addition of Zacks Data

WRDS has added Zacks data to its already robust data offerings. Zacks is pleased to provide all WRDS researchers with a free, one month trial subset of their data. Trial Access Period: December 6, 2012 through January 6, 2013 Trial Coverage: Limited date range for 100 of the largest global companies.Read More

WRDS exhibiting at the Australasian Banking and Finance Conference

WRDS is pleased to be an exhibitor at the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. Sydney, Australia. December 16-18, 2012 If attending, please visit our booth to learn more about the new data and features on WRDS. For more information, please visit the conference site: http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/schools/bankingandfinance/newsandevents/afbc/Pages/25thaustralasianfinancebankingconference.aspx

WRDS and S&P Capital IQ co-sponsor the 2012 FMA Doctoral Student Consortium

WRDS congratulates the winners of the 2012 FMA Doctoral Student Consortium The Financial Management Association sponsors Consortia for advanced finance doctoral students who are currently working on dissertations in conjunction with its Annual, European, and Asian Conferences. In addition, students accepted for the Annual Meeting’s Consortium have the opportunity to also presentRead More

FactSet Ownership data is now available on WRDS

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, has added the FactSet Ownership Database to its already extensive FactSet data offerings. WRDS provides instant access to over 200 terabytes of data across Finance, Marketing, and Economic disciplines, making it the gold standard business intelligence tool forRead More

AuditAnalytics OIA (Other Independent Audits) Data now available through WRDS

The Registered Investment Adviser data set covers investment advisers who have filed SEC Form ADV electronically.  This dataset contains identifying information about the investment adviser (State and SEC) Key data points include assets under management, the engaged auditor and private funds. This dataset includes Registered Investment Advisers, Broker Dealers, Non-ProfitRead More